Lodovico and Nicoló Parravicini Online Violin Recital

by Francesco Comito

March 21


07:00 pm

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Lodovico and Nicoló Parravicini Online Violin Recital

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The concert will be premiered on YouTube https://youtu.be/gmAoFsdZel0

E. Grieg Violin Sonata 3 op.45
H. Wieniaesky Faust Fantasy op.20

Lodovico Parravicini was born in Imola in 2005 from a family of musicians and began studying the violin at the age of 6 under the guidance of Maestro Roberto Noferini, immediately demonstrating a very precocious talent that led him to win numerous competitions: 1 1st prize at the National Competition of the City of Riccione in 2014, 1st absolute prize at the National Competition of Piove di Sacco in 2015 and 2017, 1st absolute prize at the International Diapason d ‘Oro competition in Pordenone again in 2017 and 2nd prize at the Zanuccoli International Competition. In 2018 he obtained the 2nd prize at the International Competition of the City of Treviso and the 1st absolute prize at the International Competition of Villafranca. In 2019 he won the 1st prize at the Giussano International competition.

In 2016 he was admitted to the violin class of M ° Oleksandr Semchuk, at the Accademia Musicale Incontri con il Maestro in Imola, with whom he is still studying. There are numerous public performances, in which he has presented several recitals, with programs including the most famous sonatas of the classical and romantic repertoire (Mozart, Beethoven, Brahms, Grieg etc.) up to virtuosity pieces such as the Zingaresca of Sarasate, the Tzigane of Ravel, the Variations on the original theme op. 15 by Wieniawsky, the Ridda dei folletti by Bazzini, Carmen Fantasy by Sarasate, and several Capricci by N. Paganini.

He has performed several times in the traditional Ebe Stignani and Osservanza theaters in Imola, Masini in Faenza, in the concert halls of Santa Cecilia and Circolo Officiali in Bologna and in San Rocco in Imola, in the Cathedral of Castrocaro Terme, as part of the exhibitions Musicali Estive, Auditorium San Barnaba di Brescia with the Pergolesi Orchestra conducted by Maestro Giancarlo De Lorenzo, with programs including some of the most famous concerts for violin and orchestra, such as the 4th concert by WAMozart, the 1st concert by M Bruch, Spanish Symphony by E. Lalo, pathetic concert by Ernst and Beethoven’s concert in the version with the piano.

Nicolò Parravicini was born in 2000 to a family of musicians in Imola. He began studying piano at the age of six under the guidance of Filomena Lopez and then the Busoni prize winner Olaf John Laneri until the age of eighteen. He is currently studying with the pianist and composer Denis Zardi. His activity has led him to perform several times in his hometown, in Faenza, Brisighella, Casola Valsenio, Bologna, Villafranca, Piove di Sacco, Verona and Venice. He wins, at the age of 10, the second prize at the international competition Andrea Baldi in Rastignano (BO) and again a second prize in 2018, participating in the international competition of Villafranca (VR). His repertoire concerns a wide variety, from Bach to the classics, from Beethoven to the Romantics, from the twentieth century to the contemporaries. He performs both as a soloist and in chamber ensembles, in piano and violin duo with his own brother Lodovico, with his own mother, the soprano Giuseppina Roberta Brienza and in piano duet with his own life partner, the pianist, composer, conductoress, and musicology student Mariacostanza D’Agostino; on September 28, 2019 he performed, with the Parravicini Ensemble, the Brahms piano quintet, op.34. In the meanwhile he joined the classical studies at the renowned Torricelli High School in Faenza that transmits to him the passion for writing. At the age of 18, he also began studying conducting at the Fondazione Accademia Internazionale di Imola, under the guidance of Maestro Marco Boni, Principal Conductor, now Honorary, of the Concertgebouw Chamber Orchestra of Amsterdam and formerly first cello of the Orchestra del Comunale di Bologna. As conductor he performed pieces by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Rossini and Mascagni, working with the AFAM orchestra of the Peri-Merulo Institute of Reggio Emilia and with the FOI (Filarmonica dell’Opera Italiana). He enriches his education attending the DAMS faculty in Bologna, where he studies Harmony, Counterpoint, Musical Aesthetics and History of Music.

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